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Saban: WR DeAndrew White has ‘little separated shoulder’

Saban: WR DeAndrew White has ‘little separated shoulder’

Alabama’s closer-than-expected win over West Virginia came with a little bit of personnel cost. Following the game, Nick Saban said that starting wide receiver DeAndrew White suffered what the head coach described as a “little separated shoulder.”  At least for the moment, the prognosis is that White will be out for a week or so. The Tide…

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Alabama survives West Virginia scare

Alabama survives West Virginia scare

No. 2 Alabama (1-0) was a heavy favorite against West Virginia (0-1), but Nick Saban‘s Crimson Tide had to fight for a victory to prevent a rare three-game losing streak. Alabama held off West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff in Atlanta, winning 33-23. Alabama used Blake Sims under center and never had a need to…

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No. 2 Alabama Football Beats West Virginia, 33-23

No. 2 Alabama Football Beats West Virginia, 33-23

The Alabama football team compiled 538 total yards of offense, with the rushing attack accounting for 288 yards and three touchdowns to help propel the No. 2-ranked Crimson Tide to a 33-23 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers to kick off the 201…

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Blake Sims, not Jacob Coker, to get start for Tide vs. WVU

Blake Sims, not Jacob Coker, to get start for Tide vs. WVU

In the end, the presumptive frontrunner will find himself on the sidelines when Alabama’s offense takes to the field for the first time in 2014. A couple of hours prior to the opener against West Virginia, and as was hinted at earlier in the week, Nick Saban confirmed to ESPN that Blake Sims will be…

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Crimson Tide Gets in Final Prep for West Virginia

Crimson Tide Gets in Final Prep for West Virginia

The football team practiced for 75 minutes Thursday afternoon in shorts and helmets inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility as the Crimson Tide held its final practice leading up to Saturday’s showdown with West Virginia.

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Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Alabama is not going to rush cornerback Eddie Jackson back to the playing field, but he will be available for the Crimson Tide Saturday against West Virginia if he is needed. Head coach Nick Saban said he would prefer to proceed with caution with Jackson, who underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL in…

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Crimson Tide Fine Tunes Game Plan for Mountaineers

Crimson Tide Fine Tunes Game Plan for Mountaineers

The football team practiced for 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon in shells inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility as the Crimson Tide continues its game-week preparations.

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Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama is taking on West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff on Saturday, but they will do so without a starting linebacker. Senior Trey DePriest has been suspended for the season opener for what is being reported as a minor NCAA infraction. Head coach Nick Saban announced the suspension Wednesday. The details of the infraction have…

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WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

A first kiss is a special moment in a person’s life. If you’re West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, it’s a moment that can come back and haunt you during the Mountaineers’ season opener against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Trickett revealed a little secret about himself during his Tuesday meeting with local media. His first kiss…

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

From the Desk of David Housel: August 30

From the Desk of David Housel: August 30

The more things change, the more they remain the same…Same song, second verse, third verse, fourth verse.Auburn-Arkansas, August 30, 2014.Same song, umpteenth verse of college football’s oldest controversy.

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Auburn’s D? 2 yards rushing, 3 first downs in second half

Auburn’s D? 2 yards rushing, 3 first downs in second half

The Tigers break away from a halftime tie by shutting down Arkansas in a most convincing fashion.

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Duke Williams catches on fast in his Auburn debut

Duke Williams catches on fast in his Auburn debut

The new Auburn receiver catches nine passes in his first Auburn game as he lives up to the hype that followed him to the Tigers.

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Auburn powers to 45-21 win against Arkansas in opener

Auburn powers to 45-21 win against Arkansas in opener

Jeremy Johnson. Nick Marshall. Didn’t matter.Both of Auburn’s quarterbacks were sharp, one by air, one by land, and the Tigers finished strong, beating Arkansas and the weather 45-21 in the season-opener Saturday.It was a 21-21 tie in the third quarter…

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Expectations are high as Auburn kicks off a new season

Expectations are high as Auburn kicks off a new season

The Tigers lost some marquee names, but have plenty coming back in Nick Marshall, an experienced offensive line, a deeper defense and the last-minute addition of Robinson Therezie.

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The last game in Auburn’s Jordan-Hare? Oh, you know…

The last game in Auburn’s Jordan-Hare? Oh, you know…

Coach Scott Fountain will have a new cast of special teams characters for Saturday’s season-opener. He also has a fond memories of the last game in Jordan-Hare Stadium when everything went just so.

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Jeff Whitaker ready for his return to Auburn’s defense

Jeff Whitaker ready for his return to Auburn’s defense

The old man of Auburn’s defense is in the starting lineup against Arkansas on Saturday after missing the entire 2013 season.

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Jonathan Wallace sill has special role at Auburn

Jonathan Wallace sill has special role at Auburn

The quarterback-turned-special teams player is winning acclaim for his special teams’ play as Auburn turns to Saturday’s game against Arkansas.

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With one game complete, Baylor has still yet to allow a point at McLane Stadium

It didn’t come with the customary fireworks, but No. 10 Baylor still made easy work of SMU on Sunday night, shutting out their neighbors to the north, 45-0. The game was the first in brand new McLane Stadium, you may have heard something about that, featured a pre-game statue unveiling of Robert Griffin III, and…

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For one night at least, Tennessee acts like an SEC powerhouse again

They know what’s coming. They’re well aware of those consecutive road trips to Norman and Athens in the coming weeks. And they’ve not forgotten about those three weeks requiring a road trip to Ole Miss, a home date with Alabama, and a road trip to South Carolina later this season. Your reminders are not necessary.…

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Halftime: Baylor gets help it doesn’t need, leads SMU 31-0

Baylor makes a living of scoring through two- and three-play drives. That’s a fact of life if you’re an opponent. What you don’t need to do, however, is start those drives inside your own 10-yard line. That’s exactly what SMU did. With the Bears holding a 3-0 lead, SMU’s Stephen Nelson coughed the ball up at his…

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Tennessee dominates early, but doesn’t blow out Utah State in first half

The first Tennessee possession of the 2014 season was an ugly of a three-and-out as you’ll see. It got better from there, though, and quickly. After forcing their own three-and-out, the Vols marched 70 yards on six plays, capped by a Pig Howard eight-yard end around scoring dash. One play later, Tennessee had the ball again. Kennedy…

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Texas C Dominic Espinosa breaks ankle, may miss rest of the season

In an otherwise stellar debut, just about the only thing to go wrong for Charlie Strong and Texas was losing veteran center Dominic Espinosa to an apparent ankle injury late in the Longhorns’ 38-7 defeat of North Texas on Saturday night. One day later, the results are in and they don’t look good for the ‘Horns. As first reported…

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Baylor unveils Robert Griffin III statue, is indeed RGIII

Still six months shy of his 25th birthday, Robert Griffin III may be the youngest person in America with his own statue. Though, if you’d brought to Baylor what RGIII has – a Heisman Trophy, boatloads of wins, a brand new (and since shattered) offensive record book and, perhaps most importantly, a basis for the support needed…

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South Carolina RB Mike Davis “sort of doubtful” for East Carolina

Nothing went according to plan for No. 9 South Carolina in its 52-28 opening-night loss to No. 21 Texas A&M on Thursday. There were the 511 passing yards allowed to Aggies quarterback Kenny Hill, the missed opportunities to retaliate against a spacious Texas A&M secondary by Gamecocks signal caller Dylan Thompson, and then there was the impact for…

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Oregon opens a TD and a half favorite for Michigan State showdown

The last time Mark Dantonio and his Michigan State Spartans went west, they came home with a 24-20 Rose Bowl title over Stanford, a team that just happened to have its way with Oregon last November. Nine months later, No. 8 Michigan State is an 11-point underdog to those third-ranked Ducks, according to VegasInsider.com. Sure, The transitive property does…

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Forget Oregon? USC may have the new up-tempo offense

The start of the Steve Sarkisian era at USC had a rough introduction leading up to the game itself, but once the ball was kicked it was a completely different story. USC’s offense showed some new wrinkles as Sarkisian started to leave a new stamp on the Trojans. It was only one game, but a…

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Mike London has a QB question to answer

College football is a sport that demands quick attention and response to various situations. If a head coach makes a change too late, it can cost his team a game or a season. As a result, it can end up costing a coach a job. Such is the case at Virginia, where head coach Mike…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Feinswog: LSU Eats Better

Feinswog: LSU Eats Better

As she was explaining exactly what the new LSU “Healthy Tiger” fueling stations offer, a big lineman stopped on his way from lifting weights to changing into his practice uniform. He surveyed the smorgasbord laid out before him in the football practice facility, grabbed a beef jerky and a plum, and moved on. And Jamie Meeks nodded and smiled.

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Lowe: LSU Football is Never Boring

Lowe: LSU Football is Never Boring

BATON ROUGE – I never thought after a day of watching blowouts, surprises, strange PSAs from universities around the country, and rain delays that tested the ability of studio analysts on all of the ESPN family of networks that it would be after 11 p.m. before I saw what I was waiting to see in LSU’s 28-24 win over Wisconsin in Houston.

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Ready for Primetime: LSU Comes Back to Beat Badgers

Ready for Primetime: LSU Comes Back to Beat Badgers

HOUSTON — No. 13 LSU overcame a 17-point deficit with 21 unanswered points in the second half to defeat No. 14 Wisconsin, 28-24, in front of a record crowd at NRG Stadium in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff late Saturday.

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GameDay: LSU Football Opens 2014 Against Wisconsin

GameDay: LSU Football Opens 2014 Against Wisconsin

HOUSTON — The long days and weeks of preparation are now behind them. The work on the field and the study in the video room is complete. Kickoff is finally at hand.

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LSU to Enhance Social Media Offering to Huge Fan Base

LSU to Enhance Social Media Offering to Huge Fan Base

BATON ROUGE – LSU fans following the football team on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter on gamedays will see a new feature as LSU Athletics is rolling out infographics through its social media platforms starting with the Wisconsin game tomorrow night.

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Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, ‘Move-In Day’

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, ‘Move-In Day’

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, begins its fifth season at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

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Miles Previews Season Opener at Weekly Luncheon

Miles Previews Season Opener at Weekly Luncheon

BATON ROUGE — On Monday, LSU Football Head Coach Les Miles previewed Saturday’s season-opening contest against No. 14 Wisconsin in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

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Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

BATON ROUGE – LSU has sold out of season tickets for the 11th-straight year, as a school-record 74,350 season tickets have been purchased for the 2014 home slate, associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.

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Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

BATON ROUGE – For the second-straight season, the LSU football team was ranked No. 13 in the newly named Amway Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday.

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Two LSU freshmen arrested last week by campus police in separate incidents | Saturday Down South

Two LSU freshmen arrested last week by campus police in separate incidents | Saturday Down South

It just hasn’t been that good of a month for Lealaimatafao. News broke last week

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The big time reaches Baylor at the house that RG3 built – CBSSports.com


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WACO, Texas — The enormity of it all hit Robert Griffin III, NFL quarterback, Heisman winner, gentleman, commercial endorser and brand. At 24, he had been immortalized a 9½-foot bronze sculpture on campus less than three years after leaving school.
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